- Emanate is defined as to come from or send forth.
An example of emanate is music coming out of speakers.
emanate definition by Webster's New World
Origin: ; from Classical Latin emanatus, past participle of emanare, to flow out, arise ; from e-, out plush manare, to flow ; from Indo-European base an unverified form mano-, damp, wet from source Welsh mawn, peat
emanate definition by American Heritage Dictionary
intr. & tr.v. em·a·nat·ed, em·a·nat·ing, em·a·nates
Origin: Latin ēmānāre, ēmānāt-, to flow out : ē-, ex-, ex- + mānāre, to flow.
- emˈa·naˌtive adjective